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LJMU sports scholarships

For international students

Apply for the LJMU Sports Scholarship

Our Scheme has supported Olympic and Commonwealth Champions. How can we take your performance to the next level?

Our Sports Scholarship scheme is one of the leading initiatives in the UK and helps talented students fulfil both their sporting and their academic potential. Our Scheme has supported Professional, Olympic and Commonwealth Champions.

Am I eligible?

Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis based on the following criteria:

Meet the conditions stated in your course offer letter

Sporting criteria:

Liverpool John Moores University encourages applications from elite athletes competing in any recognised BUSA, World University Games, Commonwealth games and Olympic games sport. We will offer Sports Scholarship support to athletes from sports that Liverpool John Moores University is best equipped to provide for, in terms of coaching expertise, sports science expertise and facilities.

Junior or Senior International standard athletes from all sports are encouraged to apply, as are athletes competing at elite club level.

It should be noted that the competitive level benchmarks detailed above serve as preliminary guidelines for the level of athlete eligible to apply. Meeting these guidelines does not guarantee a Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholarship.

Sports Scholars will have the potential and dedication to reach world-class potential or performance level (or equivalent) in their sport.

Academic criteria:

Sports Scholarships are available to both existing Liverpool John Moores University students and prospective Liverpool John Moores University students. The Sports Scholarship Scheme is university-wide. Students applying for a Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholarship can study any Liverpool John Moores University course both at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Liverpool John Moores University Sports Scholars are athletes who have fulfilled the normal academic requirements for undergraduate or postgraduate entry and are enrolled on a Liverpool John Moores University course.

Sports Scholars must make satisfactory progress in both their sporting and academic pursuits to have their Scholarship renewed annually.

Do I need to apply?

Yes -  Scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis with limited numbers of awards available. 

Applications for this award will be opening shortly, please check back soon for details.

Need advice?

For more details regarding the application process contact our Sports Scholarship Manager David McDermott